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Yami Gautam to Play an Intelligent Officer in Her Upcoming Film Uri!

'Kaabil' and 'Sarkar 3' fame Yami Gautam, who is currently busy shooting for her upcoming film 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu' alongside Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor will take on an intense and dramatic role in 'Uri' which is directed by Aditya Dhar and co-stars Vicky Kaushal ('Raman Raghav 2.0' fame).

Based on the infamous attacks in Uri [Jammu and Kashmir] in 2016, the film features Vicky as an army official. Now we hear that Yami Gautam will be seen as an intelligence officer. Her character is expected to be a prominent one that plays an integral role in the operation strike.

Speaking about her role, Yami said “This is the first time I am playing a role like this. I’ve been looking to do roles like this that represent the strength and courage of today’s girls.”

She also added “Aditya’s passion about the film is infectious and the amount of extensive research he has done is amazing. I am really thrilled to be part of this film.” As of now, no release date is set for the film and further casting choices will be released very soon.

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Sarkar 3 - Movie Review

Verdict - "A Lifeless Sequel!"

Nearly eight years after the release of Sarkar Raj (the second film in the Sarkar franchise) and despite few hold-ups in the pre-production stage, Sarkar 3 helmed by the controversial director Ram Gopal Varma was released in the second week of May 2017 and stars the returning Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role, Amit Sadh, Yami Gautam, Jackie Shroff and Ronit Roy as supporting characters. 

After the passing of his son Shankar Nagare (Abhishek Bachchan), Subhash Nagare (Amitabh Bachchan) continues to advance his political career by doing what is rightfully correct. But in his path to success, he encounters few new adversaries who plot to assassinate Nagare and eradicate his empire entirely. With the stalwart support of his grandson, Shivaji (Amit Sadh) will Nagare overcome these complications victoriously? 

As a long time admirer of RGV and few of his good films, the one thing that impresses me the most about his work is how he picturizes every single scene. He lets the vibe, ambiance and the set designs narrate the film for him alongside with the characters which was quite remarkable. Also, when compared to his previous films, I should say that RGV at least had the intent to make an intriguing film but failed in doing so. That tells a lot about his previous debacles!

On the other side, when it comes to the storyline of the film, it didn't feel important or entertaining enough to watch. It just felt like the writers (Ram Gopal Varma and Nilesh Girkar) were trying to extract something out of an expended toothpaste tube. The characters and their individual storylines were altogether boring, the performances were decent but few supporting actors like Jackie Shroff were utterly wasted which was a major letdown of the film.

Overall, before I thank RGV for hopefully ending this franchise for good, I should say this was one of the most boring theatre going experience I've had this year. You'll not acquire anything from a worn-out franchise and Sarkar 3 is a proper example of why you shouldn't be making a sequel without a proper or a solid base.

My Rating - 2/5
Grade - C (Meh! Probably a rental)
-By Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)

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Kaabil - Movie Review

[The part highlighted in red might contain spoilers. Please skip the paragraph who haven't yet watched the movie.]

Verdict - "A dreary revenge drama."

After Mohenjo Daro failed to impress the Bollywood market critically and commercially. Hrithik Roshan had a tough road to surmount, as his new film Kaabil had to share its release date with SRK's Raees which is one of the most anticipated Bollywood films of the year 2017. Grossing over 50 crores domestically in its opening weekend, will Kaabil succeed and give Hrithik the much-anticipated hit?

Soon after their first date, Rohan (Hrithik Roshan) and Supriya (Yami Gautam) get married to each other to explore their journey in life, love, and happiness. Subsequently, the neighborhood troublemakers Amit (Rohit Roy) and Wasim start to torment Supriya which later results in an assault and forced sex. Devastated by the negligence and lack of support from the police department and general deplore with the situation, Supriya hangs herself to death leaving Rohan stunned, upset and all alone. Will Rohan start a revenge tour and go on a killing spree? Or will his disability to see discontinues him to take retribution?

With the exception of an adorable and a delightful couple played Hrithik and Yami who you can easily get behind, this film had nothing new to offer in terms of contemporary storyline, clever dialogue, and superior direction. The narrative, for the most part, was predictable and didn't explore new directions, especially in the second half where the film suffered from plot holes and unpractical things that are quite ridiculous to appreciate and watch. 

As I mentioned earlier, Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam were the only bright spots in the entire film. Their chemistry, demeanor, and performances elevated the film to a certain level where it's decent enough to watch. As a visually impaired couple, they did a remarkable job throughout the entirety of the film and were endearing to watch. But, the creators of the film failed to create a hostile intimidating villain, both characters of Ronit and Rohit Roy were misused and tedious as they didn't feel like a threat to anyone at any point.

Although Sanjay Gupta added few tweaks and twists to the overall storyline, Kaabil was still forwarded as a dreary revenge drama which explored no new boundaries. Worth a single watch for Hrithik and Yami and their easily compassionate storyline.

My Rating - 2.75/5
Grade - C + (Decent Flick!)
-By Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)

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